Claude Asher

October 21, 1938November 18, 2021
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Claude Asher, age 83, of Indianapolis, passed away on November 18, 2021. He was born October 21, 1938 in Leatherwood, Kentucky to the late Dan and Ruby Asher. Claude married Shirley Eads on April 13, 1955 in Sneedville, Tennessee. They had 3 children together, Linda, Danny and Jimmy.

Claude worked for the railroad for 46 years before retiring as a mobile crane operator. Claude played the banjo in the bands, Gospel Ramblers and 1000 Pounds of Bluegrass. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

Claude is survived by his loving wife of 66 years, Shirley Asher; children, Linda (Billy) McKinney, Danny Asher and Jimmy (Simone) Asher; grandchildren, Shawnee (Kevin) Ray, Tammy (Paul) Fetchik, Ryan (Tara) Asher, Joe (Cheyenne) Fansher, Jennifer Asher, Gannon Asher, Madison Barnett and Morgan Brannon; 15 great grandchildren; and siblings, Beulah Goodridge, Carlos Asher and Billy Asher. Claude was preceded in death by his parents.

A visitation for Claude will be held on Friday, November 26, 2021 from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm at Little and Sons Funeral Home, 1301 Main Street, Beech Grove, IN 46107. A funeral service will take place on Saturday, November 27, 2021 at 11:00 am also at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Orchard Hill Cemetery.


  • Visitation

    Friday, November 26, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Saturday, November 27, 2021


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Peggy Campbell

November 26, 2021

Claude was my customer where he banked. We always laughed and talked he was my drive thru customer
He would give me life advise because he said I was just a kid
Heaven just got an angel with lots of advise

Eddie Hamilton

November 24, 2021

So sad to hear the news of the passing of our good friend Claude Asher . Our thoughts and prayers go out to his wonderful family during these difficult times. Claude thank you so much for your friendship to my father and myself and all the Hamiltons we love you . I think back to the good times we all had together playing music at the bluegrass festivals and you and dad keeping the crowd in the palm of your hand with the way you sang and harmonized to all the wonderful songs especially the gospel songs that you did so well. You’re high tenor voice and banjo Playing Will be missed by all of us Bluegrass fans . I’m sure our loss is heavens gain and you’re singing with the Angels now . Rest in peace my friend we miss you we love you . Eddie Hamilton and family

Joe Russell

November 24, 2021

I was so sorry to hear about your father’s passing. I know this is a very sad and difficult time for you and your family. You have my very deepest sympathy

Nellie Jones

November 21, 2021

I am so sorry about the families Loss of Claude. I will be praying and thinking of the family, during this trying time! Blessings to all of you .
I remember him, working at the A and P, back in the 50s, in Cumberland, Ky. He was always laughing and talking. 😊🙏🏿🙏🏿❤️